Tag: aca

News Roundup – Confederate Flag, ObamaCare, Gov. Bobby

Over the last week or so there has been a ton of conversation about the South, Dylann Roof and the Confederate Flag. Just for one second, let’s take a deep breath. What was the Civil War about? Someone will usually say that the Civil War was about States Rights. Okay. That’s a half answer. The Civil War wasn’t about states’ rights to have their own Navy or trade exclusively with Africa or England. The Civil War was about a state’s right to continue slavery as they saw fit. The Confederate Flag is clearly associated with slavery. Then, after the war, the

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Broken Promises – ObamaCare

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers decided that on the 5th Anniversary of #ObamaCare (Affordable Care Act) that she would take to Facebook and ask for ObamaCare horror stories. What she got something completely different. The Republican solution to th Afordable Care Act? Let people drown in debt, clutter our emergency rooms, and die from lack of coverage due to pre-existing conditions. No thanks, “Congresswoman”. Some of us care more about our fellow Americans than trying to bash the President. Keep trying to scare your followers with phony horror stories, though. ūüėČ My whole family now has coverage. The ACA is the cause

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Tuesday Morning News Roundup

There has been a little relief from the summer heat in Asheville. Craziness of the Right over the ACA peaked with Dr. Keith Ablow of Fox News. BTW, why would anybody say that Tammy Duckworth (Iraq War Veteran, double amputee) was not a war hero?¬†She wasn’t shot down in training. She was in combat. She was shot down in combat. Look, you might disagree with her politics. You might not like the fact that she served in our military, but she did serve.¬†Disparaging¬†a military veteran who served her country well is simply not right. It is very un-American. (The jerk who

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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